The table below looks at the statistics for Software Architecture skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 137 122 98
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -24
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 7 14 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.28% 0.61% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.85% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 29
Average salary £80,000 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+113.33% -21.05%
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +3.26%
Software Architecture
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1854 1642 1588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 74.13% 71.83% 76.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1270 1274 1338
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Software Architecture
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the Reading region.

Software Architecture Salary Trend in Reading

Software Architecture
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the Reading region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Software Architecture Salary Histogram in Reading

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Software Architecture also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Architecture.

1 13 (72.22%) Linux
2 11 (61.11%) C++
2 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (55.56%) Data Protection
3 10 (55.56%) SaaS
4 9 (50.00%) Ant
5 8 (44.44%) C
5 8 (44.44%) Java
5 8 (44.44%) Python
6 7 (38.89%) J2EE
7 6 (33.33%) HTML
7 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 6 (33.33%) CSS
7 6 (33.33%) Servlets
7 6 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (27.78%) JDBC
8 5 (27.78%) Struts
8 5 (27.78%) XML
8 5 (27.78%) LDAP
8 5 (27.78%) MVC
8 5 (27.78%) Spring
8 5 (27.78%) Maven
8 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
8 5 (27.78%) AspectJ
8 5 (27.78%) Ajax
8 5 (27.78%) French Language
8 5 (27.78%) FreeMarker
8 5 (27.78%) RESTful
8 5 (27.78%) Struts2
8 5 (27.78%) Open Source

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Software Architecture also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (27.78%) Node.js
2 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 2 (11.11%) Apache
3 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 10 (55.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) LDAP
2 2 (11.11%) DHCP
2 2 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Ant
2 5 (27.78%) Maven
3 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.56%) JUnit
3 1 (5.56%) WebObjects
3 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 5 (27.78%) French Language
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) C++ Developer
3 7 (38.89%) Junior
3 7 (38.89%) Junior Developer
3 7 (38.89%) Junior C++ Developer
4 5 (27.78%) Principal Engineer
4 5 (27.78%) Principal Software Engineer
4 5 (27.78%) Software Engineer
4 5 (27.78%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Java Software Architect
6 1 (5.56%) UNIX Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior C++ Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Java Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Software Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) J2EE
2 6 (33.33%) CSS
2 6 (33.33%) Servlets
2 6 (33.33%) HTML
3 5 (27.78%) RESTful
3 5 (27.78%) Struts2
3 5 (27.78%) Struts
3 5 (27.78%) FreeMarker
3 5 (27.78%) JDBC
3 5 (27.78%) XML
3 5 (27.78%) Spring
3 5 (27.78%) Ajax
4 1 (5.56%) JSON
4 1 (5.56%) SOAP
4 1 (5.56%) jQuery
4 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (27.78%) Open Source
2 5 (27.78%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (5.56%) iPad
3 1 (5.56%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) UNIX
3 3 (16.67%) Solaris
4 2 (11.11%) Windows
4 2 (11.11%) HPUX
5 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) Data Protection
3 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
3 5 (27.78%) MVC
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL
4 2 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) C++
2 8 (44.44%) Java
2 8 (44.44%) Python
2 8 (44.44%) C
3 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 5 (27.78%) AspectJ
5 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
6 2 (11.11%) Perl
6 2 (11.11%) SQL
7 1 (5.56%) Korn
7 1 (5.56%) Bourne shell
7 1 (5.56%) C-shell
7 1 (5.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) VMware ESX
1 2 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) JBoss
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco
2 2 (11.11%) HP
2 2 (11.11%) Citrix
2 2 (11.11%) NetApp
2 2 (11.11%) Veritas
2 2 (11.11%) Symantec
2 2 (11.11%) VMware
2 2 (11.11%) Brocade
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
Reading, Berkshire
SJB Corporate Ltd
Salary: £70,000 per annum plus 25 days holiday + pension + additional benefits
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